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In 2012 the Elm River Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 1 colony. The minister was Ruben Hofer and the manager was Harold Hofer.
 
In 2012 the Elm River Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 1 colony. The minister was Ruben Hofer and the manager was Harold Hofer.
 
 
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
 
<strong>Location</strong>: Newton Siding, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.942222, -98.102778 [49° 56' 32" N, 98° 06' 10" W])
 
<strong>Location</strong>: Newton Siding, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.942222, -98.102778 [49° 56' 32" N, 98° 06' 10" W])
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<strong>Telephone</strong>: 204-267-2857
 
<strong>Telephone</strong>: 204-267-2857
 
 
  
 
= Maps =
 
= Maps =
 
[[Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba|Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba]]
 
[[Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba|Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba]]
 
{{GAMEO_footer|hp=Vol. 2, p. 190|date=March 2013|a1_last=Decker|a1_first=David|a2_last=Friesen|a2_first=Bert}}
 
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Elm River Hutterite Bruderhof (Schmiedeleut), one mile west of Newton, Manitoba, was founded in 1934 by Preacher Zacharias Hofer and ten families from the Rosedale Bruderhof near Elie, Manitoba. They bought land and built houses and barns. Zacharias Hofer, who was born in Russia, died in 1936. In 1935 David Hofer was chosen minister. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 153 souls.

In 2012 the Elm River Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 1 colony. The minister was Ruben Hofer and the manager was Harold Hofer.

Additional Information

Location: Newton Siding, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.942222, -98.102778 [49° 56' 32" N, 98° 06' 10" W])

Address: Box 1060, Newton Siding, MB R0H 0X0

Telephone: 204-267-2857

Maps

Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published March 2013


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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Elm River Hutterite Colony (Newton, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2013. Web. 20 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Elm_River_Hutterite_Colony_(Newton,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=80438.

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (March 2013). Elm River Hutterite Colony (Newton, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Elm_River_Hutterite_Colony_(Newton,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=80438.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 190. All rights reserved.


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